Kaitlin Rust Biography and Wiki
Kaitlin Rust is an American TV reporter who joined the WAVE 3 News team in May 2018 as a multimedia journalist and reporter. Rust was hit by pepper balls fired by cops during a night protest of George Floyd’s death. She squealed in pain and shock when she was hit repeatedly with what she first thought were rubber bullets during a live segment on WAVE 3 News.
Kaitlin Rust Age and Birthday
Kaitlin Rust was born and raised in New Jersey, United States. However, the exact date of birth of the WAVE 3 reporter is not yet known to the public.
Kaitlin Rust Height and Weight
Rust appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by.
Kaitlin Rust Education
Rust graduated from Rider University with a major in Digital Media and a minor in Political Science, also while working for FOX 29 Philadelphia as a Junior Reporter.
Kaitlin Rust Family, Parents, and Siblings
After doing our research, details about her parents are not known to the public and it is also not known if she has any siblings.
Kaitlin Rust Husband, is he Married?
Rust likes to keep her personal life private hence information about her dating life is under research. It is not known whether she is married, dating, or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Kaitlin Rust Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Rust.
- Full Name: Kaitlin Rust
- Age: Not Disclosed
- Date of Birth: Not Disclosed
- Place of Birth: New Jersey, United States
- Education: Rider University
- Birthday: Not Disclosed
- Nationality: American
- Father’s Name: Not Disclosed
- Mother’s Name: Not Disclosed
- Siblings: Not Disclosed
- Spouse: Not Disclosed
- Children: None
- Height: Not Disclosed
- Weight: Not Disclosed
- Profession: Reporter
- Known For: TV Reporter Hit by Pepper Balls
- Net worth: Not Disclosed
Kaitlin Rust WAVE 3
Kaitlin joined the WAVE 3 News team in May 2018 as a multimedia journalist and reporter. She’s coming up after spending two years in the Bayou State, reporting for WAVE sister station KPLC 7 News in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
WAVE 3 News
WAVE, virtual channel 3, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The station is owned by Gray Television. WAVE’s studios are located on South Floyd Street in downtown Louisville, and its transmitter is located in New Albany, Indiana.
Kaitlin Rust Salary
WAVE 3 news anchor salaries range from an average of $33,774 to $112,519 a year.
Kaitlin Rust Net Worth
Rust has not revealed her net worth. She is a simple person and never likes to attract public attention by publicly displaying her wealth. However, this section is under review, we will update you when details about her net worth are revealed.
Kaitlin Rust Shoot by Louisville Police with Pepper Bullets during a Protest on Live TV
Kaitlin and her crew were directly shot with pepper bullets by police outfitted in riot gear. The incident happened while the crew from WAVE 3 was live on air when Kaitlin Rust speaking about the dozens of officers in riot gear standing shoulder-to-shoulder near Louisville City Hall, according to CBS affiliate WIVB. She could be heard yelling, “I’ve been shot!” repeatedly. The videographer captured an officer directly pointing the gun at their team.
The Louisville Metro Police Department said that Kaitlin was likely struck by the cops’ pepper-spray projectiles. The mayor of Louisville, Ky., apologized to her and her cameraman. The mayor also said the police will identify the cop who fired at Rust and her cameraman James Dobson to “determine what was going on at the time and if further action is needed.”
George Floyd Protest
Hundreds of demonstrators were on the streets of Atlanta, Georgia, in protests over the death of George Floyd, who died after a Minneapolis officer knelt on his neck for eight minutes.
Protesters began to gather in the afternoon on Wednesday, May 27th, near the precinct station in the southern part of the city where Floyd died two days before.
Also on 28th May 2020 night in a protest against three police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor a black EMT who was shot to death in her apartment that happened in March. In an outburst of vandalism and looting, seven people were shot and two officers were hospitalized following the violence, vandalism, and looting.
Rust is pursuing her career in journalism. She is working as a news reporter at WAVE 3 since 2018.